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There are 10 objects for which Condition contains → bronze
59.6.3 Only the handle is ancient. Bronze has discoloured and lost its glaze in areas. Deposits inside the mouth. Stands lopsided. Some dents in the body.
67.7.3 Reed not preserved. Silver has broken away in places but has lost some of its glaze and lustre in others. The bronze has deteriorated to green in places. Some repair to silver and bulbous neck. The instrument is in fact sturdy despite its outward appearance. 2016.99.0285.jpg
71.12.2 Fragment. Broken at the edges, bronze slightly corroded. Green with some rust on the underside. The colour varies from red, to reddish brown and green. 2002.97.0571.jpg
71.12.5 Two holes have been restored with transparent material. The end of the strigil is damaged. Discolouration of bronze to green, blue and black. Only a couple of areas of the true bronze colour remains. A couple of cracks have appeared making the object fragile. 2004.95.0150.jpg
71.12.6 Large parts of bronze have broken away from the sides of the curved section. The most important aspect to note is the deterioration in colour to blue, green, black and brown. Only in a couple of areas does the true colour of the bronze show through. Deposits under the handle where it joins the body. Small hole to one side of the curved section. 2011.98.0027.jpg
E.62.27 Intact but missing the original gemstones, the bronze is slightly discoloured in some areas, particularly on the underside of the bottom triangle. 2002.98.0997.jpg
E.62.46 Due to deterioration the sharp edge has disappeared due to deposits. The tip is missing and the bronze has discolored to green in places. Two small holes near the nail have appeared perhaps due to deterioration as well.
E.63.15 Intact and complete. There are slight areas of bronze discolouration. 2007.01.0108.jpg
E.65.10 Intact. Slight discolouration to bronze due to deterioration. Small surface scratches and deposits make surface appear slightly uneven although it feels smooth. 2007.01.0179.jpg
REDMG:1958.61.1 Handle, some damage to woman's face and some wear to bronze in the centre of the handle. 2003.93.0212.jpg
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